Cows’ milk allergy symptoms can be managed by eliminating cow’s milk protein from the diet. For breastfed babies, the mother may need to remove cow’s milk protein from her diet. Formula fed babies will need to switch to a cow’s milk protein free substitute. These substitutes can contain broken down cow’s milk protein (extensively hydrolysed protein formulas) or no cow’s milk protein at all (amino acid based formulas). Your health care professional can help you determine the right option for your baby.
when cows’ milk protein is removed, it is important to include a dietary substitute that provides the same nutrition